- Associated Press - Thursday, March 3, 2016

NAME - Jane Louise Kelly

AGE - 51

CURRENT POSITION - Judge on the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

PROFESSIONAL - Judge on the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 2013 to present; assistant federal public defender, Northern District of Iowa, 1994-2013; visiting instructor, University of Illinois College of Law, 1993-1994; judicial clerk for Judge David R. Hansen, 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, 1992-1993; judicial clerk for Judge Donald J. Porter, U.S. District Court for the District of South Dakota, 1991-1992.

EDUCATION - Harvard Law School, J.D., 1991; Duke University, bachelor’s degree, 1987.

OF NOTE - Kelly was only the second woman and among the first public defenders to be named to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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